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Rule 9.52: Swimming Activities - All other open waters

a. When members of The Movement take part in a swimming activity in open waters of Class B1 or higher, there must be one responsible person in overall control.

b. This person must meet the requirements of any written operating procedure and carry out a risk assessment for the location and activity.

c. Where an attendant lifeguard is provided they must follow the direction of the lifeguard on duty.

d. Where an attendant lifeguard is not provided, leaders must ensure appropriate safety cover is present. The safety cover must either:

or:

 

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